Manufacturing, Logistics and Supply Chain articles

Manufacturing and Supply Chain IT articles comprising case studies, product information, opinion articles, reports, new contract wins, product launches, opinion from the trade associations, government departments, research analysts, the vendor community. These articles are about specific industry IT solutions and topics relating to how improvements and efficiency gains can be made by the use of information technology within supply chain applications.

All topics are covered in these articles which include ERP/MRP, Manufacturing Software, Advanced Planning, Demand Forecasting, Supply Chain Management, Warehouse Management Software, Automatic Identification/Datacapture, Voice-Directed Warehousing, Printing & LabellingTransport Management, Asset Management Software and Mobile Computing.

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Manufacturing & Logistics IT June 2021

Manufacturing & Logistics IT June 2021

Welcome to the June 2021 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT. In this issue we feature a Special Technology Report looking in depth at the latest developments in the world of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).

Also included is a special Cover Story by Sarah Gaffney, market insight analyst on the research team at Aberdeen Strategy & Research, in which she looks at how to unleash the full potential of manufacturing intelligence with smarter data

Manufacturers urged to take advantage of Super-deduction tax boost to accelerate Net Zero ambitions

Manufacturers urged to take advantage of Super-deduction tax boost to accelerate Net Zero ambitions

The Government’s recently announced tax relief scheme will allow manufacturers to accelerate their journey to Net Zero, with an energy financing specialist urging businesses not to miss out on the opportunity it offers.

Konica Minolta and Production Print Direct Ltd partner to support post pandemic growth of production print

Konica Minolta and Production Print Direct Ltd partner to support post pandemic growth of production print

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd has entered into a partnership with Production Print Direct Ltd, as the Burnley-based company looks to capitalise on a post pandemic resurgence in production print across the north of England and Scotland.

SME manufacturers in Cheshire & Warrington to benefit from new fully-funded programme to exploit industry 4.0 digital technologies

SME manufacturers in Cheshire & Warrington to benefit from new fully-funded programme to exploit industry 4.0 digital technologies

SME manufacturers in Cheshire and Warrington can now access free hands-on support and local R&D expertise to help them make the most of industrial digital technologies, following the launch of a new initiative: CW4.0.

Epicor announces a total refresh of its manufacturing ERP platform, rebranded Kinetic

Epicor announces a total refresh of its manufacturing ERP platform, rebranded Kinetic

Epicor has released Kinetic, the cloud-based ERP solution built with manufacturers, for manufacturers, as part of its continued commitment to build the best-in-class Industry Cloud. 

Kinaxis and LevaData bringing supplier risk insights into supply chain planning

Kinaxis and LevaData bringing supplier risk insights into supply chain planning

Kinaxis Inc., the supply chain management software provider, and LevaData, the company that delivers applied AI to transform strategic sourcing and procurement, have entered into a new partnership to enable manufacturers to gain deeper insight into supplier risk and build greater supply chain resiliency.

Urban Outfitters standardises on Qlik for in-store reporting

Urban Outfitters standardises on Qlik for in-store reporting

Qlik has announced that Urban Outfitters, Inc. is standardising on Qlik Sense Enterprise SaaS for in-store reporting, expanding access to near real-time data for store managers and associates in its 650+ store locations across EMEA and the US. 

Gartner survey finds women comprise 41% of the supply chain workforce

Gartner survey finds women comprise 41% of the supply chain workforce

Women comprise 41% of the supply chain workforce in 2021, up from 39% in 2020, according to a recent survey by Gartner, Inc.

Made Smarter backs 200th manufacturing technology project

Made Smarter backs 200th manufacturing technology project

A programme helping manufacturers boost productivity and growth using digital tools has reached a major milestone, having now backed its 200th technology project.

Launched in 2019, the Made Smarter Adoption programme in the North West has now supported 161 businesses with £3.9 million matched funding for 201 projects, leveraging £10.5 million of private sector investment.

Why is quality management more important in manufacturing and engineering than ever before?

Why is quality management more important in manufacturing and engineering than ever before?

By Claire Price at QMS International, one of the UK’s leading ISO certification bodies.

Quality and consistency have always been benchmarks of good business in the manufacturing and engineering sectors, but after the turmoil brought by COVID-19 they have become even more crucial.

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